Duluth East is a community high school providing 21st  Century classrooms and facilities, experienced teaching staff and excellent educational programs. Our school community strives to provide high achievement for all and a welcoming environment for everyone.

Upcoming Events

April 25 - End of the 5th marking period

April 27 - Choralaires Performance 7 pm UMD Weber Hall

April 28 - 6:30 - 8:00 pm  Denfeld High School Media Center
     "College Affordability Resources" presented by
      Al Franken's Staff 

Calendar Update

During their regular March meeting, the Duluth School Board approved adding instructional time to make up cold/snow cancellations:

--Students attend school Friday May 16 (formerly a Staff Development day with no school for students).

--Students attend school Friday June 6 (June 5 was formerly the last day of school).

--Extend the end of the school day by 12 minutes beginning Monday March 24 and through the end of the school year (adds the equivalent of 1.6 days of instructional time).

ISD 709 high schools provide:
  • More course choices, click here for course catalog
  • Advanced Placement, Honors Courses
  • College In The Schools - Earn college credit in high school
  • Career/Tech Ed Training - medical, business, culinary arts, more
  • Art and Music, including Band, Orchestra, Chorus - small and large groups
  • Co- and Extra-curricular activities
  • Comprehensive interventions to boost reading and math skills
  • Guidance and support to teach responsibility and citizenship
  • Unique Local Scholarship Opportunities


Three Duluth East students are among those chosen from an initial 248 submissions to advance to the State round of the 2014 Letters About Literature program: Jenna Anderson, Tabitha Chesser, and Rosalie Uggala. 

Principal:  Laurie Knapp
Assistant Principal:  Cheryl Lien
Activities Director:  Shawn Roed
Address:  301 North 40th Avenue East, Duluth, MN 55804
Phone:  218-336-8845
Fax:  218-336-8859

CITS Requirements


April 21st and April 23rd at 3:35 at East

Sign up in the Guidance Office

CITS course and Accuplacer requirement information 

                                 Click here

Duluth East Accuplacer Score Requirements

Registration Update: U of M admissions requirement for the Class of 2015

Students intending to apply to the U of M -TC should review the new admissions requirements. See your counselor if you need to adjust your course requests for the 2014-15 school year.  Click here for more information.


Duluth East had twelve students make it to final rounds at the 7AA section State Speech qualifying meet: Tristan Carl, Kayla Nyenhuis, Paul Manning, Derick Rossell, Erik Thibault, Hannah Wodrich, Marissa Menzel, Stevie Twining, Billy Menor, Layla Koch, Megan McNamee, and Sam Moscatelli. Overall, the East team earned fourth place and will send four students on to compete at State: Derick Rossell, second place in Extemporaneous Speaking, Erik Thibault, first place in Discussion, Billy Menor, first place in Great Speeches, and Megan McNamee, first place in Humorous Interpretation



The Duluth East and Denfeld Robotics Teams placed in the top 20 out of 186 robotics teams to earn a trip to the 2014 MSHSL/FIRST State Championship competition in May. The Duluth East Daredevils placed 11th and the Denfeld DNA placed 19th in regional competition. The State Championship will be held Saturday May 17th at Williams Arena on the University of MN Twin Cities Campus.